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Discover what University of Waterloo students can do for your talent needs.

  • Designated Canada's most innovative university for the past 26 years, our students and alumni are quick learners who bring fresh ideas fuelled by passion and intelligence to your organization.
  • Waterloo students are exposed to academic excellence. The University is home to many distinguished faculty and researchers including two Canada Excellence Research Chairs, 65 Canada Research Chairs, four Killam Prize winners, and more.  
  • Upon graduation, students will have completed four to six work terms in a competitive employment process - the equivalent of two years of work experience.
  • The success they achieve in co-op translates to our graduates enjoying higher employment rates, more jobs related to their field of study, and higher earnings compared to other students in Canada.         

We're grooming the next generation of the workforce and invite you to become a part of it. Put your organization at the forefront of innovation by hiring Waterloo.

     
 
 
 
  1. Apr. 9, 2018Waterloo honours its top co-op students, including national winner

    A student from the University of Waterloo is top co-op student for Canada, Ontario and the University for 2017.

    Emily Pass, a student of physics and astronomy in Waterloo’s Faculty of Science, was just named Canada’s 2017 Co-op Student of the Year by Co-operative Education and Work-Integrated Learning Canada. She also won the Education at Work Ontario (EWO) Co-op Student of the Year award, Ontario’s top prize.

  2. Mar. 29, 2018A tale of two co-ops

    by Mona Qutub, AHS Ambassador

    Public Health is everywhere, whether it involves creating a website as a health and wellness resource or providing students experiencing a mental health crisis the resources they need.

  3. Mar. 22, 2018Chasing the dream of clean water through co-op

    by Shawn Syjueco

    In some parts of the world, it can take several hours each day to find uncontaminated water. Third-year Chemical Engineering student Uchenna Mbanefo’s dream is to eliminate this burden by making clean drinking water easily accessible in her home country of Nigeria.

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